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RHODE ISLAND JAZZ LISTINGS 9/2/2019 TO 9/9/2019

Posted Weekly on wriu.org:  At the top of the page under the “Information” tab click Jazz Listings.

(notes: some gigs may require tickets, cover charges, or minimums; advanced purchase or other discounts may be available; and some may have been sold out, changed, or canceled – check with venue to confirm) 

PLEASE CONTACT [email protected] with any corrections or additions 

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 2

Vini Ames Duo, swing pop, R&B, oldies, Bogey’s, Fairlawn Golf Course, 3 Sherman Ave, Lincoln, 334-3947, 4-7pm, 

Labor Day Cajun Music Fest (proceeds to benefit Kate Vivian Scholarship Fund): From 2-6 pm- Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys, Los TexManiacs, and Johnny Nicholas, From 6-8 pm- Los Duderinos, local band from Newport, 831 North Main Rd, Jamestown, bring a lawn chair and a cooler with your own food and drinks, cars parked on North Main Rd must be well off the roadway and not blocking any driveway, for info text James 401-741-3502

Summer Sendoff w/Dance Floor DJs, The Rooftop at the ProvidenceG, 100 Dorrance St., Providence. 632-4904. [email protected] 6 – 9 p.m

The Cartels, jazz, swing, motown, R&B, rock, Music on the Terrace, Saybrook Point Inn, 2 Bridge St., Old Saybrook CT, (860) 395-2000, saybrook.com, 6-9pm

The Groove Merchants, feat./Marcus Monteiro, sax, jazz, funk, blues, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm 

The House Combo: rhythm and blues, blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 9 p.m.-midnight.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3

Ginny Conley, vocals, Bill Moretti, piano, Dennis Pratt, bass, jazz standards, Tarrazza Bistro/Bar, 645 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, 233-3223, terrazzari.com, 6 – 9 pm, 

Steve Volkmann, vocals, guitar, singer songwriter, Unplugged Acoustic Series, The Rooftop at the ProvidenceG, 100 Dorrance St., Providence. 632-4904. [email protected] 6 – 9 p.m

Jhony Keys (piano) Jazz Jam, w/guest Joe Potenza, bass, 10 Rocks Tapas Bar, 1091 Main St. Pawtucket, 728-0800, 7:30 -10:30

The Autocrats w/Leon Spradley, vocals, Mark Love Gonsalves, vocals, John Allmark, trumpet, Patrick Nigro, sax, Tucker Antell, sax, David Prout, guitar, Rusty Hughes, keys, John Vaughan, bass, Chris Ottaviano, percussion, Vinny Pagano, drums, funk, R&B, Askew, 150 Chestnut St., Providence,  (774) 526-9736, askewprov.com, 9 pm

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4

Caribbean Soul: Jhony Keys, keys, Becky Bass, steel drums, The Rooftop at the Providence G, 100 Dorrance St., Providence. 632-4904. [email protected] 6 – 9 p.m.

Steve Burke: sax, vocals, smooth jazz, pop, Los Andes, 903 Chalkstone Ave, Providence, 6 – 9 pm

Dick Lupino, bass, vocals, Diane Carey, vocals, Mike Renzi, piano, jazz, ballads, Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd., Newport. 849-6312. 7:30-10 p.m.

Let’s Dance Wednesday: Chris Leigh Band, progressive blues, rock, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.org. doors, 6:30pm, dance lessons 7pm, show 7:30pm 

Chris Stovall Brown, guitar, special guest with VRBE Band, Tom Ferraro, guitar, Steven Bigelow, bass, vocals, Stan Kozlowski, drums, vocals, Paul Bouley, keys, blues, Pub On Park, 661 Park Ave, Cranston, 781-8888, pubonparkri.com/events/, dance lessons, 6:30, band, 7:30 -10:30 pm 

(NEW LOCATION) Wednesday Jazz: Leland Baker (sax) and friends, Soul Pocket Jazz Hang, The Parlour, 1119 N. Main St., Providence, theparlourri.com 9-10 pm

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5

Steve Burke: smooth jazz, pop, Cancun Mexican Restaurant, 175 Putnam Pike, Johnston. 232-0844. 7 -10 p.m.

Greg Abate, sax, flute, Ben Cook, bass, Gary Johnson, drums, jazz, Listening Room. Newport Playhouse,  102 Connell Highway Newport, 848-7529, newporttonashville.com, doors, 6pm, show 7:30pm.

Coastline Swing Band, swing dance, Venice Restaurant, 165 Shore Rd. (Rt,1A) Westerly RI, 348-0045, venicerestaurant.com, mention you want to see the band, 7:30-9:30

Folk For Now Series: Avi Jacob, guitar, vocals, in the Tap Room, +21, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.org. 8 pm 

Red Light w/Rob Brannon, vocals, lead guitar, Tom Beausolei, vocals, bass guitar, Matt Perrone, vocals, guitar, Jay McQuown, vocals, drums, classic rock, dance party band, Phoenix Dining and Entertainment, 215 Liberty St., Pawcatuck, CT, reservations (833) 346-3888, phoenixdande.com. 8 – 11 pm. 

(New Date) Birds of Chicago, feat./Allison Russel and JT Nero, new release “Love In Wartime,” indie, rock, roots, opening  Matt Nakoa, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 p.m.

Live Jazz Night: John Monllos (guitar) Jazz Quartet with Carl Gerhard, trumpet, Bill Miele, bass, Mike Coffee, drums, jazz, funk, swing, Norey’s Newport, 156 Broadway, Newport. 847-4971, noreys.com. Doors  4 pm for beverage and food service, music 8 –10 pm 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6

Rhythm Is Out To Get You, dance to recorded music, Common Fence Point Community Hall, 933 Anthony Rd., Portsmouth RI, (508) 567-0281, BYOB and food, doors 7pm, lesson 7:45pm, music 8-10pm

Mike Dutra & Strictly Sinatra Band w/MC Ron Della Chiesa, Raffael’s South Shore Country Club, 274 South St., Hingham MA, (617) 633-5100, southshoresearch.com, 8pm

The Singer and The Songwriter: Rachel Garcia & Thu Tran, national tour, Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield. 824-9971, pumphousemusicworks.com. drinks and food available, doors 7 pm, show, 8 – 11pm 

C-Jammers w/Mike Didonato and Doc Channonhous’ Cadillac Horns w/Pet Henderson, guitar, vocals, R&B, roots rock, blues, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm.

Roomful of Blues: Chris Vachon, guitar, Mark Earley, tenor & bari saxes, Rich Lataille, alto sax, Phil Pemberton, vocals, John Turner, bass, Carl Gerhart, trumpet, Chris Anzalone, drums, Rusty Scott, keys, The Katherine Hepburn Theater, 300 Main St. Old Saybrook, CT, (860) 510-0453, katharinehepburntheater.org, 8 pm 

Hey Nineteen, A Tribute to Steely Dan, 11 member group present the vocals, solos and sound of Steely Dan, Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich, 885-4000, greenwichodeum.com, 8 pm

Roxanne, female trio Police Tribute, Phoenix Dining and Entertainment, 215 Liberty St., Pawcatuck, CT, reservations (833) 346-3888, phoenixdande.com. 8 – 11 pm. 

John, guitar, and Joanne, vocals, Jo’s Bistro 24 Memorial Boulevard West, Newport, 847-5506, 8 – 11pm.

The Collective Presents: A Tribute to the 90’s, feat./Natalia Mortude of Sugar Hill, Will Evans of Barefoot Truth, Glenn Kendzia of Wild Sun, Joe Michael and Jack Mortrude, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.org. Doors 7:30pm, Show 8:30pm 

Joe Potenza, basses, Jon Pelzman, guitar, Strings Bars & Grill 183 George Waterman Rd., Johnston, 8:30-11:30pm

Ken Peplowski, clarinet, reeds, w/Rossano Sportiello, piano, Nicki Parrott, bass, vocla, jazz, Side Door Jazz Club, Old Lyme Inn, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, eventbrite.com/o/the-side-door-jazz-club-4086763485. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm.

Tribecca, Motown and Philly soul, pop, rock, Camille’s, 71 Bradford St. Providence, 751-4812,  camillesonthehill.com, 9 pm – 12 am

The New Nasty, The Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 9 pm – 12:30 am. 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7

Dick Lupino, bass, vocals, Krisanthi Pappas, vocals, Mike Renzi, piano, Rick Wells, drums, jazz, standards, Greenvale Vineyards Tasting Room, 582 Wapping Rd. Portsmouth, 847-3777, greenvale.com, 1-4 pm.

The Ocean Mistics: rock and blues, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd., Matunuck. 782-3740, oceanmist.net. 3-6:30 p.m.

The Silks, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd, Wakefield. Pumphousemusicworks.com, 7 – 11pm

Joe Potenza (basses) Trio, The Deck, Waites Wharf, Newport 7-10pm

SugarRay (harmonica, vocals) and the Bluetones, Chicago blues, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm. 

North Sea Gas, Scottish folk trio, The Katherine Hepburn Theater, 300 Main St. Old Saybrook, CT, (860) 510-0453, katharinehepburntheater.org, 8 pm 

Neal & the Vipers, roots, rock, Phoenix Dining and Entertainment, 215 Liberty St., Pawcatuck, CT, reservations (833) 346-3888, phoenixdande.com. 8 – 11 pm. 

Johnny and The East Coast Rockers, swingin’ R&B, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.org. Doors 7:30pm, show 8:30 pm 

Michelle Coltrane, vocals, w/Uri Caine, piano, Lonnie Plaxico, bass, Gerry Gibbs, drums, Eddie Henderson, trumpet, flugelhorn, jazz, Side Door Jazz Club, Old Lyme Inn, 85 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT, (860) 434-2600, eventbrite.com/o/the-side-door-jazz-club-4086763485. doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm.

Sound of Newport, Camille’s, 71 Bradford St. Providence, 751-4812,  camillesonthehill.com, 9 pm – 12 am

Radio Bandland, The Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 9 pm – 12:30 am. 

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 8

Milt Javery: jazz brunch, Eleven Forty Nine, 1149 Division St., Warwick. 884-1149. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Steve Burke: jazz, Lake Pearl, 299 Creek St., Wrentham. (508) 384-3003. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

Triple Orchestra, Roseland Ballroom, 174 Broadway (Rt 138) Taunton MA, (508) 822-2888, doors 12n, dancing 1-4pm

Reminise, oldies, doo wop, swing, Lighthouse Bar, Twin Rive Casino, 100 Twin River Rd. Lincoln RI, 2-6pm

MitchFest 11: All proceeds to benefit Hope Hospice and Palliative Care of RI, in memory of James “Mitch” Christina, hosted by the Christina Family, 2pm: Tall Richard & The Nite Owls, 3pm: Chris Leigh Band, 4:15pm: Johnny & the East Coast Rockers, 5:30 pm: Lisa Marie & All Shook Up, 6:45-8pm: Mr. Nick, Toni Lynn Washington, Troy Gonyea, The Mitch Music Horns + many more quests, Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070. knickmusic.org. 

Mac Chrupcalla Jazz Series: Lori Columbo, vocals, Chris Taylo, piano, Bronek Suchanek. bass, Mike Coffey, drums, jazz, standards, Johnny’s at Atlantic Resort/Windham Hotel, 240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown. 847-2570 reservations (recommended,)  facebook.com/MacChrupcalaTrio/ 3-7 pm 

Inaugural Fundraiser Concert: by The Rhode Island Guitar Guild, 1464 Kingstown Rd, Wakefield. Pumphousemusicworks.com, info at riguitarguild.org, 4 – 6:30pm 

Vinnie Earnshaw Memorial: 3pm – The BickerSins, 4pm – Neidi Nirk Band, 5pm – Neal Vitullo and the Vipers, 6pm – All Star Jam w/Bob Angell, Duke Robillard, Gary Cummings, Tim Taylor, Pat “The Harp” Halpin, Jack Moore, and others, The Met, 1005 Main St, Pawtucket, 729-1005, themetri.com (set times approximate) doors 2pm

Gary Gramolini & the Grinders, The Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, 423-2150, narragansettcafe.com, 4 – 7  pm

The Cartells, jazz, swing, motown, R&B, rock,  Phoenix Dining and Entertainment, 215 Liberty St., Pawcatuck, CT, reservations (833) 346-3888, phoenixdande.com. 6 – 9 pm

Frank Gambale (guitar) Band, w/Sean Wayland, keys, Mike Pope, bass, Dennis Chambers, drums, funk, jazz, R&B, rock, Latin, The Katherine Hepburn Theater, 300 Main St. Old Saybrook, CT, (860) 510-0453, katharinehepburntheater.org, 8 pm 

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9

The Groove Merchants, feat./Marcus Monteiro, sax, jazz, funk, blues, The Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, Newport, 619-2552, thefifthri.com, 7 pm 

John Allmark Jazz Orchestra, The Met, 1005 Main St, Pawtucket, 729-1005 themetri.com, doors 8pm, show 8:30pm

The House Combo: rhythm and blues, blues, Nick-A-Nees, 75 South St., Providence. 861-7290. 9 p.m.-midnight.

 

COMING UP:

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18

The Brubeck Brothers Quartet feat./Chris Brubeck, bass, trombone, Dan Brubeck, drums, w/Mike DeMicco, guitar, Chuck Lamb, piano, jazz, The Katherine Hepburn Theater, 300 Main St. Old Saybrook, CT, (860) 510-0453, katharinehepburntheater.org, 8 pm 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13

Brian James Brouillard (sax) Quartet, w/guitarists Seth Hajian and Ryan Daley, John Cooke, keys, Mike Jacob, drums, contemporary jazz, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm.